Archive for the ‘Mobile’ Category

Just a short note: the first Austrian version of Mobile Monday will happen next week! See the announcement here. From the original intro text: We will present the mobile landscape of Austria and have key players of the industry up on the stage talking about their business. We will announce the list of speakers shortly. […]


Appropriation

04Jun08

My new spare-time project blogloc is not even out of closed beta yet, and already people are finding alternative ways to use it! Lacking a decent mobile phone with a GPS (c’mon, it doesn’t even have 3G, jeez) Katz has elected to use blogloc as her personal “I would rather be here” sidebar widget, and […]


There’s a great post over at the 01 blog. Already put it on my shared Google Reader feed (which, just by the way, is a highly recommendable source of information 😉 ), but thought I’d also dedicate a short post on my own blog since the original post’s in German. In his post, the author […]


Step by Step

12Apr08

Step by step I’m getting closer to my PhD 🙂 My thesis “Mobilizing the Geospatial Web: A Framework and Conceptual Model for Spatially Aware Mobile Web Applications” has been formally approved by my supervisor and co-supervisor a few weeks ago. This week I got my 50 personal printed copies (thanks to my former employer for […]


Just in time for the Congress formerly known as 3GSM: Personal navigation products manufacturer Garmin has announced in a press release this week the nüvifone – a GPS-enabled 3.5G smartphone. Release 3rd quarter 2008. Maps and POI data preloaded for North America, Eastern and Western Europe (I always considered Austria Central Europe – hey!); spoken […]


Some people asked me already how I would spend all that spare time I have now that my thesis is finished. Well, THANKS for asking. DESPITE THE FACT that I’ll be back in a fulltime job from this friday onwards AND my son is (finally) getting his teeth – which should be more than enough […]


It’s done. This week I handed in the first (yet unofficial, but complete) version of my thesis entitled “Mobilizing the Geospatial Web: A Framework for Spatially Aware Mobile Web Applications”, in which I take a somewhat different (geeky, but different) perspective on the future of LBS, neogeo and everything. Ten Chapters with lots of pictures […]